About how many cups of coffee does the average person drink daily?
More than three-quarters of us drink coffee. And more than half say they drink it every day. Experts aren’t sure what the health risks are — if any — if you drink too much coffee. That’s why most suggest you stop at two or three cups.
Which has less caffeine?
Ground roast coffee has about 115 mg per 5-ounce cup if it’s made in a drip brew pot. The same size cup made in an older percolator would have 80 mg.
Instant coffee doesn’t brew as long. That’s partly why it has only about 65 mg of caffeine per cup.
Where did coffee first come from?
Of the 25 or more major species of coffee plants, all of them are native to the tropics of Africa, mainly Ethiopia.
They don’t smell the same, but they both smell good! Coffee is the biggest cash crop in the plant family called Rubiaceae. It’s a big clan, with more than 6,000 species. One member is the fragrant flower gardenia.
Drinking coffee may lower your chance of
Too much coffee can lead to a faster heart rate and higher blood pressure. More and more, though, it seems your daily cup of joe could be good for you. Coffee with caffeine (not decaf) may prevent gallstone disease, for instance. Regular coffee drinkers have a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.
A “grande” coffee has as much caffeine as how many cans of cola?
More is more when it comes to caffeine and coffee. That grande has 330 mg of caffeine. Compare that with 47 mg in a can of diet cola. A grande has about three times as much caffeine as a normal-size cup of coffee.